Presentations by Dan Chaon, Emily Van Kley, and Igoni Barrett.
Begins at 6:00 pm.
Poets Heather Derr-Smith & Mitchell L.H. Douglas read at the famous Prairie Lights bookstore.
Meet acclaimed poet Molly McCully Brown and hear her read poems from The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded at the acclaimed Sunken Garden Poetry Festival.
Exile and Exaltation: A Brief Look at 100 Years of the Shared History Between Filipinos and Black Folks: A Lecture by Patrick Rosal
In this talk, Patrick Rosal will discuss figures of the twentieth century like W.E.B. Dubois, Carter G. Woodson, Thomas Edison, and soldier-composer-conductor Walter H. Loving. Lecture material will be drawn from a prose book-in-progress about his mother’s arrival in America during the Civil Rights Era. More here.